Pick Progress is a project focused on sharing stories of Black individuals and highlighting elements of Black culture. In 2019 I started working on this personal project to give back to my community. Pick Progress pushed my creative abilities in a variety of ways: I taught myself 3D print modeling, AutoCAD modeling, and expanded my interviewing skills. Additionally, I hand-painted the original 31 afro-picks, developed the Pick Progress website, and created all the other assets featured on the social media sites. Pick Progress features over 50 long-form interviews. Take a look at the full project at pickprogressproject.com.
Also, check out the Pick Progress Kickstarter campaign which raised over $10,000 and awarded Kickstarter’s ‘Projects We Love’ distinction.